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Show 0543

TechNow

TechNow

Rick DeRennaux, creator and director of Oklahoma’s TechNow program, tells of opportunities for a marketable advantage after high school for students with disabilities Tech-Now provides these students access to technology, technology training and encouragement to explore potential education and employment opportunities that prepare them to be productive, contributing citizens.

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Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Haydenville’s Paul and Maxine Haydon learned to manage the business side of their farm using computer programs instead of pencil and paper with the help of Agriculture Business Management Program Instructor Steve Killmer at Wes Watkins Technology Center.

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Rural EMT

Rural EMT

Oklahoma’s rural Paramedics receive much needed training through distance learning technology, as Muskogee Paramedic Joel Gregory knows. He received his training via distance learning at Indian Capitol in Tahlequah and Kiamichi in Poteau. Gina Riggs also understands the value of distance learning as the emergency medical services coordinator for Kiamichi Technology Center’s nine campuses in the southeast quadrant of the state.

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Flood Control

Flood Control

A few years ago flooding was a common problem for many areas of the state. With the help of a network of levee's and watershed dams we have managed to avert many flooding disasters, but many of our systems are now 50 years old. Dwain Phillips, with the National Watershed Coalition, talks about the issues facing Oklahoma's flood controls.

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Sharing Music

Sharing Music

Students from Israel have been attending Oklahoma City University on a program that helps them attain a college degree while sharing their musical expertise. Student Maya Raviv talks about her experience here in Oklahoma.

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